Christmas tree decoration made from porcelain
© Augarten Wien

Beautifully trimmed

Made from porcelain

Christmas tree decorations made from porcelain? Not everyone has them, but they are particularly elegant. And even more elegant when they come from Augarten Wien, one of the oldest porcelain manufactories in Europe. Pine cones with gold touches, fragile stars, snowflakes, frost patterns and ice crystals made from porcelain give every Christmas tree an elegant finish.

The sweet hangings

Christmas tree hangings from Demel are actually much too good to nibble on. But nobody can resist the sweet temptations of the former imperial and royal court confectioner for long. Which is why the artistically decorated gingerbread stars, golden nuts filled with walnut marzipan, and the little parcels made from nougat will soon fly off the Christmas tree.

Christmas baubles made from glass

Mouth-blown Christmas tree baubles made from glass are a rarity. Robert Comploj produces them in his glassworks in the 7th district. The glassblower enjoy experimenting and is known for his fancy patterns and shapes. His Christmas tree baubles have fine ornamental patterns and radiate in special colors, from delicate pastel tones to gleaming prismatic shades.

Tin figures for the Christmas tree

In the Viennese miniatures workshop, Christmas decorations are made from tin. Or rather: cast. Dancing Christmas trees, Santas, elks, and snowmen are cast, artistically painted by hand, and then hung on the Christmas tree. The tin figures are available at many Christmas markets.

Augarten Porcelain Manufactory

Obere Augartenstraße 1, 1020 Wien
  • Prices

  • Opening times

    • 07.Jan.2020 to 31.Mar.2020
      Closed due to renovation
    • Mo - Sa, 10:00 - 18:00
    • Guided tours: Mo-Fr 10.15 a.m. and 11.30 a.m. (except on public holidays)
  • Accessibility

    • Main entrance
      • no steps (Double swinging doors )
    • Elevator available
      • 150 cm wide and 180 cm low , Door 120 cm wide
    • Further information
      • Seeing eye dogs allowed
      • Wheelchair accessible restroom available.
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Augarten flagship store

Spiegelgasse 3, 1010 Wien
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Demel K. & K. Hofzuckerbäckerei

Kohlmarkt 14 , 1010 Wien
  • Opening times

    • daily, 08:00 - 19:00
  • Accessibility

    • Main entrance
      • no steps (Double swinging doors   115  cm  wide )
    • Elevator available
      • 115 cm wide , Door 75 cm wide
    • Further information
      • Seeing eye dogs allowed
      • Wheelchair accessible restroom available.
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Glashütte Comploj Robert Comploj

Westbahnstraße 18, 1070 Wien
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Wiener Miniaturen-Werkstatt

Bindergasse 6/1, 1090 Wien
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